This video shows Russia firing missiles from submarine at IS in Syria

Russian jets, during the last three months, have conducted thousands of airstrikes in Syria claiming to have destroyed nearly 7,300 Islamic State militants and other targets.

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: December 9, 2015 9:44 pm
Moscow, Russia submarine, Russia Islamic State, Russia submarine IS, Russia IS missiles, Russia Syria submarine This photo made from the footage taken from Russian Defense Ministry official web site and provided Wednesday, Dec. 9, 2015 shows cruise missiles launch from a board of Russian Rostov-on-Don submarine at eastern Mediterranean Sea in a direction of Syria. (Russian Defense Ministry Press Service via AP)

Moscow on Wednesday upped the ante against the Islamic State by firing several rounds of missiles from its submarine for the first time.

Russia’s latest strikes hit “300 targets of different kinds” in the past three days and has helped Syrian special forces recover the black box of the Russian warplane downed by Turkey last month, Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu said.

In this photo made from the footage taken from Russian Defense Ministry official web site and provided Wednesday, Dec. 9, 2015 an aerial image shows cruise missile strike on a local ISIS headquarters in Syria. (Russian Defense Ministry Press Service via AP) In this photo made from the footage taken from Russian Defense Ministry official web site and provided Wednesday, Dec. 9, 2015 an aerial image shows cruise missile strike on a local ISIS headquarters in Syria. (Russian Defense Ministry Press Service via AP)

“We used Calibre cruise missiles from the (Kilo-class) Rostov-on-Don submarine from the Mediterranean Sea,” Shoigu told President Vladimir Putin during an encounter broadcast on state television. “As a result of the successful launches by the aviation and submarine fleet, all targets were destroyed,” Shoigu said, adding that oil infrastructure, ammunition depots and a mine-making factory had been hit in the strikes.

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Russian jets, during the last three months, have conducted thousands of airstrikes in Syria claiming to have destroyed nearly 7,300 Islamic State militants and other targets.

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    Harry Achari
    Dec 9, 2015 at 3:30 pm
    May be the IS is hiding until the Russians have finished their ammunition. Satelite should focus sharply so that when they are out hit them on right time at right place.
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      Amos Ailanjian
      Dec 9, 2015 at 9:58 pm
      Crazy! Why can't Russia & America send in Elite Team of people to sit down and talk with ISIS kids. Dennis Rodman, could lead the Team in talks.
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        Mac
        Dec 9, 2015 at 4:27 pm
        ISIS created by NATO ended by Russia!!??
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          Premjoy Babu
          Dec 10, 2015 at 11:52 am
          Such attack should have been conducted long long ago so as to save lives of millions of Syrians but unfortunately that did not happen? Now, what prompted them to go for the strikes is best known to them. It is probably, due to the downing of the war plane by Turkey, provoked Russia to intensify the attack. Any way, first make the ISIS weak by continuous attack so as to do the rest by the local army to finish them off.
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            Tony Drolson
            Dec 9, 2015 at 11:05 pm
            this is what should have done a long time ago, would have saved a lot of Syrians, if it wasn't for that stupid Obama, thanks Russia for stepping up and doing the job right
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              kazi the
              Dec 9, 2015 at 5:12 pm
              They say russia have the rights to bombard isis but dont see the numbers of civilians getting killed everyday. Great
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